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Monday, April 15, 2013
 Contest winner Jim Lange rings the bell at Milwaukee City Hall Sunday morning to commence the city’s second (or depending on how your count, its third) annual Milwaukee Day celebration. The holiday’s creators were inspired by
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012
 Holiday deadlines leave the Observers unable to keep up with breaking news for a while. But there's a topic big enough for a two-part discussion to take us into the new year.The annual Hall of Fame
07.27.2011 | | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Sports, as a general rule, discourage individuality. Each dresses players in matching uniforms and expects them to abide by a standard set of rules of etiquette. Baseball, however, is unique in that it provides a window into a player's personality and interests off the field: at-bat music. As brief as they are, those song snippets that play as a batter takes the plate actually tell us a lot about...
08.26.2012 | | Posted at 09:42 PM
By Nicole
Apparently the trade rumors that surfaced with Corey Hart's name this trade deadline left Corey worried he'd be shipped somehwere else, so he took the initiative and had his agent tell Doug Melvin and the Brewers that he wants to stay a Brewer for life. In doing so, he'll likely take a decent sized pay cut. Prior to his move to first base this season, the player most comparable to Hart was Andre E...
08.26.2012 | | Posted at 08:36 PM
By Nicole
This originally ran over at Brew Crew Ball, but I'm really proud of how it came out, so I'm cross-posting. And while many of this year's Timber Rattlers went to college and have at least some idea of what it's like to live on their own and take care of themselves, players like Yadiel Rivera that were drafted out of high school (and, for Yadi, don't speak English as a first language) are taking...
08.23.2012 | | Posted at 04:40 PM
By Nicole
I was at the afternoon TimberRattlers game on Tuesday and was able to take quite a few pictures (its easier without a setting sun and then in the dark). Check out pithers Mark Williams, Stosh Wawrsek, Michael Strong and Michael White, among the regular starters. ...
07.30.2012 | | Posted at 12:09 AM
By Nicole
Tyler Thornburg was optioned back to AAA Nashville, purportedly to get him back in a starting pitcher role. He'd been relegated to the bullpen in Milwaukee, which was likely a waste of his talents, or at least a wasted opportunity to see what type of pitcher he can be at the major league level (especially with Greinke gone and an eye at what the 2013 starting rotation will be.) As the correspondin...

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